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Between Groucho, Chico, and Harpo, which one was the eldest?



Of the same brothers, which was the second-eldest?



Thirty-seven doctors in the continental U.S. had the same name writers had given to Groucho in A Day at the Races. It was feared that they would be sued the minute they were portrayed on the screen by Groucho Marx as horse doctors. What name was dropped, and replaced with "Hackenbush"?



In the first draft of A Day at the Races, Groucho's character name was nothing like that in the question above. What was his name?



Harpo changed his real-life first name to "Arthur". What was it prior to the change?



In which film does Groucho mention Japan?



Which Marx Brother was known for being especially fond of gambling, particularly on the horses?



What was Groucho's real first name?



What was Chico's real first name?



What was the name of the producer who is said to have brought credibility to the Marx Brothers' brand of comedy in A Night at the Opera and A Day at the Races? He died at age 37 during the latter film's production.



When the Marx Brothers first went into films, Harpo was encouraged to use a blonde wig because it would look better on black and white film. What color was Harpo's wig prior to his film career?



What was Gummo's occupation when his four brothers carried on the act?



What Marx Brothers film was eventually banned in the republic of Latvia because it was deemed "worthless"?



During the famous Contract Scene in A Night at the Opera, how much money does Groucho offer Chico to sign Baroni, knowing that Mrs. Claypool will be paying $1000 per night?


According to most sources, which Marx Brothers movie was Groucho's personal favorite?



Though his response varied throughout his career, most of the time, Groucho said that this role was his favorite in a Marx Brothers film. What was it?



In which three films does Harpo ride a horse?



In which three films does Groucho say "Pick a number from one to ten"?



In which two films does Harpo drop a gun?



In which two films does Groucho drop a gun?



In which two films does Zeppo get hit in the face?



In which two films does Chico get hit in the head?



Which five Marx films use (in some form) the expression, a light burning in the window?



Margaret Dumont usually plays a rich widow. What is the value of her fortune in Duck Soup (at least)?



What is the value of her fortune in A Night at the Opera?



Who appeared in more Marx Brothers films, Margaret Dumont or Zeppo?



Other than Margaret Dumont, which supporting actor appeared in more than two Marx Brothers films?



Other than Margaret Dumont and the answer to the question above, which six supporting actors appeared in more than one Marx brothers film?



In which two films is Chico offered $500? (He rejects one, accepts the other, but both go much higher.)



Which famous comedy team, other than the Marx Brothers, did Thelma Todd appear with in film?



In which three films does Groucho avoid paying his taxi fare?



In which three Marx Brothers films is there a character called the Professor?



In which two Marx Brothers films are Margaret Dumont's guests called animals?



In which two films does Groucho try to sell insurance?



What do Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe and Katherine Hepburn have in common with the Marx Brothers?



What tune from A Night at the Opera is repeated in A Day At the Races?



Which famous rock group had albums named after the two films in the question above?
Which Marx Brothers films mention a white carnation?



In A Night at the Opera, Mrs. Claypool didn't have a first name. A first name was made for her in earlier drafts, but it was dropped in the movie. What was her first name in the earlier drafts?



In which film does Groucho mention Australia?



In A Night at the Opera, director Sam Wood was a perfectionist, who would shoot scenes more than once. Typically, how many times would Sam Wood shoot a scene?



On the basis of initial release, this film generated $4 million, and was the Marx Brothers' highest grossing initial film release. What film was it?



What was the first film that was "field tested" by the Marx Brothers, where routines and punch lines were surveyed on travelling tours to determine the funniest possible lines for use in the actual movie?



In A Night at the Opera, who took over the role that would normally have been played by Zeppo?



How many drafts did A Day at the Races go through until it was pretty well finalized?



One draft of A Night at the Opera called for the Marx Brothers to take turns roaring in place of the MGM lion. What would happen when it was Harpo's turn to roar?



What was the name of Harpo's character in A Day at the Races?



What was particularly remarkable about the scene in A Night at the Opera where Harpo is swinging from rope-to-rope and from rope-to-railing in the opera house?



Which Marx brothers' film, other than Animal Crackers, mentions Captain Spalding?



In which two films is Zeppo called Jamison?



In which two films is Harpo called Pinky?



In which two films is Chico called Tony?



In which two films does Groucho's name include the names of famous American historical figures?



In which year is Go West set?



In which two Groucho films does a horse have to be hidden?



The mirror scene in Duck Soup and the card game in Animal Crackers were partially copied from which famous comedy star?



In which three films is Chico asked to sign a contract?



In which two films does Groucho mention "Washington crossing the Delaware"?



In which two films does Harpo use a grand piano as a harp?



In which two Marx brothers films is there a policeman named Hennessy?



In which two films does Groucho mention his wife?



In which four films does Groucho propose to Margaret Dumont?



Which three Marx brothers films are set extensively in a hotel?



Which two Marx brothers films are set extensively on a train?



Which two Marx brothers films are set extensively on a boat?



Which supporting actor from a Marx brothers film appeared in a film called Monkey Business, not connected with the Marx Brothers film of the same name?



Which actor do Brooke Shields first film and Animal Crackers have in common?



In which two films does Groucho mention Tarzan?



Which supporting actor from a Marx Brothers film was Tarzan's Jane?



The same actor from the question above appeared in a film adaptation of Eugene O'Neil's play Strange Interlude. What connection does this have with the Marx Brothers?



Which technologies mentioned in Go West were impossible in the year in which it is set?



In A Night at the Opera, what does Harpo use as a music stand for his sheet music as he joins in with the opera's orchestra?



In A Night at the Opera, when Groucho first tries to point out Mr. Gottlieb of the New York Opera Company to Mrs. Claypool, she can't see him. Why not?



In A Day at the Races, what character does Groucho pretend to be when talking on the phone with Whitmore (who believes he is actually talking to the Florida Medical Board)?

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